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A Reality Check For Charter Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.28.2012 | Education

Charter schools are about to get a reality check. As someone who has observed the breakneck pace of the growing charter school movement up close, ...

Who Could Be Romney's Education Secretary?

Education Week | Posted 08.27.2012 | Education

With the Republican National Convention about to kick off, it's officially time to start speculating about who could be presumptive GOP Mitt Romney's ...

Liars For Yahweh! How the Tikun Olam Charter School Got a $600,000 Federal Grant

Chris Rodda | Posted 03.18.2012 | Education
Chris Rodda

How does a charter school whose multiple applications have been riddled with lies and misrepresentations and has been rejected three times by a state education department get approved for a $600,000 grant from the federal government?

Teachers To Get Some Of Facebook's $100 Million Donation

West Ward, NJ Patch | Joshua Wilwohl | Posted 11.21.2011 | Education

Newark teachers will get grants to develop innovative classroom programs from the $100 million donated by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to the city...

Pilot Teacher Evaluation Program Equally Weighs Testing And Class

Posted 11.01.2011 | Education

New Jersey launches a pilot program today that will evaluate teachers at 10 schools by equally weighing a student's academic and classroom performance...

Joy Resmovits

Reflecting On A Year Of School Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.18.2011 | Education

In the eyes of Indiana State Superintendent Tony Bennett, America's schools can only improve by taking on a number of different reforms simultaneously...

Charter Schools in New Jersey -- We Want a Vote!

Chris Rodda | Posted 08.28.2011 | Education
Chris Rodda

Currently, New Jersey residents and local school boards have absolutely no say in whether or not a charter school can be established in their towns. The result is that the majority of students go without in order to pay for the pseudo-private education of a few.

Chris Cerf, There You Go Again!

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Leonie Haimson

I have held off blogging about Cerf, but I am now impelled to clarify the deep flaws in his record as a DOE administrator.

Four Days IN Education Nation

John Merrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Merrow

NBC says it's going to do Education Nation again next year. Let's hope so. There's certainly room for improvement.